G&L Unveils New 2012 Special Collection

Published 11 years ago on June 15, 2012

By Guitar Interactive Magazine

These instruments allow both the resonance of the wood andtexture of the grain to be at a player's fingertips through thedevelopment of new finishing techniques at G&L.


The combination of natural beauty and sonic excellence cometogether in G&L's 2012 Special Collection. These instrumentsallow both the resonance of the wood and texture of the grain to beat a player's fingertips through the development of new finishingtechniques at G&L.

G&L's new 2012 Special Collection spans six of G&L'smost popular models: the ASAT Classic "S", Legacy, S-500, JB,M-2000 and M-2500 Basses. All six instruments feature 2 piece swampash bodies, maple necks with rosewood fingerboards, NOS BalticAmber pickguards (where applicable) and introduces G&L'snewly-developed Nearly Naked™, Honey Ale ultra-thin finish. TheG&L 2012 Special Collection is proudly made in the USA atG&L's factory on Fender Ave. in Fullerton, California.

2012 Special Collection highlights include:
• Premium 2 piece swamp ash bodies
• Eastern maple necks with rosewood fingerboards
• PLEK fret dressing on all G&L Instruments including the 2012Special Collection
• N.O.S. Baltic Amber pickguards (except for M SeriesBasses)
• G&L's Exclusive Nearly Naked™ Honey Ale ultra-thinfinish

The 2012 Special Collection instruments are a visually strikingaddition to the G&L family, while offering the tonalenhancement of this ultra-thin finish. The G&L 2012 SpecialCollection will begin shipping in June 2012 and carries thefollowing MSRP pricing: ASAT Classic "S" $1,900, Legacy $1,550,S-500 $1,650, M-2000 Bass $1,900, JB $1,850 and M-2500 Bass$2,050.

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